A child is like an axe; even if it hurts, you still carry them on your shoulders.
Several years ago, I created ‘Proverbial Friday’ on my blog, now ‘Sunday Sayings.‘ I became fascinated with traditional proverbs and sayings, their metaphorical layers and the many different interpretations found within just a few, succinct words. I marveled at their ability to transcend race, religion, opinions and age.
These wise words offer us knowledge; knowledge that is passed to us in much the same way relay runners might pass a baton. Once it’s handed over, it is up to us what we do with it and how we pass it on.